Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States


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Germany country profile

Germany snapshot

Size: 356,854 km2

Population: 82 million

Year of EU Entry: 1952

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 9,675 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme to be implemented in 2012-2014

Resettlement Quota: 300 refugees/year

Resettled Refugees: 200 (2012)

Source: The information about the size, population, in the Schengen area, and year of EU entry is taken from